In Part 65, Judge Mader discusses her evolving views of police officers and explores what constitutes ‘the perfect trial.’ She also revisits the topic of race in jury selection.
Despite having an alibi, Roeling spent 28 years in prison because of eyewitness misidentification, circumstances of gang loyalty, and a dubious star witness. Now, he's free.
This episode focuses on the testimony of Susan Giordano and Jeanne Clark, examining the loyalty that Robert Durst seems to inspire in his friends.
In Part 64, Judge Mader considers neutrality in two contexts: Her own need to remain neutral as a jurist and so-called race neutral reasons for dismissing potential jurors.
In 1995, Richard was convicted of possessing a stolen motorcycle and sentenced to life under the Three Strikes law. After 26 years in prison, and over 5 years of litigation, he was finally re-sentenced and released.
In Part 63, Judge Mader discusses the use of 'extraction orders' for inmates that refuse to attend court dates. She also reflects on why she began keeping a diary and what she hopes others can gain from her insight.
You can find links to all of CRIME STORY’S coverage of the Robert Durst trial here.
In this special breaking news edition of Jury Duty, host Kary Antholis discusses the claim by Bill Stevenson, the ex-husband of First Lady Jill Biden, that he had an affair with Kathie Durst in 1982, just days before she went missing.
After eight years of litigation to win his freedom in Los Angeles Superior Court, prosecutors finally agreed that Mario was entitled to relief because he was no longer a threat to public safety.
In Part 62, Judge Mader details her sentencing logic in the case of a defendant who claims he was "sleep driving." She also discusses challenges in trials that rely on Spanish-language interpretation.